Stocks bounce back
Bangladesh’s stock market bounced back today after a two-day fall.
The DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), rose 68 points, or 1 per cent, to 6,868,
Turnover at the DSE fell to Tk 1,007 crore today, which was Tk 1,075 crore a day earlier.
At the DSE, stocks of 223 companies rose, 99 declined and 54 remained unchanged.
National Housing Finance topped the gainers’ list that rose 9.92 per cent followed by Sena Kalyan Insurance, AFC Agro Biotech, Golden Son, and Taufika Foods and Loveello Ice-cream.
Stocks of Beximco Ltd traded mostly that worth Tk 97 crore followed by Orion Pharmaceuticals, LafargeHolcim Bangladesh, Beximco Pharmaceuticals and Square Pharmaceuticals.
The other share market of the country, Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), also rose today.
The CASPI, the main index of the CSE, increased 229 points, or 1.15 per cent, to 20,097.
Among 266 traded stocks, 155 advanced, 85 fell and 26 remained the same.